What's in a name?
High Five Yoga Health & Healing is built on fundamental Ayurvedic, Yogic, and Behaviour Transformation principles and philosophies.
'High' as defined as : great or greater than normal, in quantity, size or intensity / Very favourable.
'Five' (or Pancha) is a recurring theme throughout Yoga and Ayurveda teachings.
A fundamental principal of Ayurveda is that all matter is comprised of unique combinations of the 5 great elements of life (Pancha Mahabutas):
* Also the 5 senses
Swami Sivanada described Yoga and the journey to enlightenment in a five point philosophy:
Yoga describes the human mind-body experience as existing through five layers of being (Pancha Kosha), each one residing inside the other. For total well-being to occur each layer must be cared for.
The Food Body: Annamaya Kosha
The Breath Body: Pranamaya Kosha
The Mental/Emotional Body: Manomaya Kosha
The Intuitive Body: Vijnamaya Kosha
The Bliss Body: Anandamaya Kosha
When we offer a High Five to someone we are acknowledging and celebrating their successes and achievements. High Five Yoga Health & Healing strongly believes in the power of community as the most efficient and effective method of personal change. By tapping into the collective conscious of a positive community we ourselves become the powerful energy of the group.